Fort Myers, FL- #25 FGCU (15-2, ASUN 2-0) survived a scare from Liberty University (8-7, 1-1 ASUN) Monday night at Alico Arena. It was a night of poor shooting from behind the arc as the Eagles only shot (5/33) 15% from 3.
FGCU shot 35% from the field, 15% from the 3 point line, and outrebounded the Flames 40-37. The Eagles dished out 13 assists, had 8 steals, 4 blocks, and forced 20 Liberty team turnovers on the defensive side of the ball. FGCU had 16 total team turnovers in the game
Three Eagles finished in double figures in scoring for FGCU and two players finished with double doubles (Jewett-Giles, Adderly). Libery had two players finish in double figures while Rettstatt finished with a double double.
Standout Players (FGCU):
Keri Jewett-Giles 22 pts, 10 rebounds
Tytionia Adderly 14 pts, 11 rebounds
Davion Wingate 14 pts, 4 assists
Standout Players (LU):
Bridgette Rettstatt 14 pts, 12 rebounds
Keyen Green 13 pts, 8 rebounds
#25 FGCU heads to Deland on Saturday January 11th to face Stetson University (7-8, ASUN 1-1) at 1 pm.